Clarence Frederick Grenell Jr

1 June 1887–February 1964 (Age 76)
Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Clarence Frederick

When Clarence Frederick Grenell Jr was born on 1 June 1887, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Clarence Frederick Grennell Sr, was 36 and his mother, Janette Emma Gamage, was 34. He married Elsie E Thomas on 11 August 1917, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Smithfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years and Mainesburg, Sullivan Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died in February 1964, in New York, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Clarence Frederick Grenell Jr
Elsie E Thomas
Marriage: 11 August 1917
Helen I Grenell

Spouse and Children

11 August 1917
New York, United States


    Helen I Grenell


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 18

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 21

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of Greenhill .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Clarence Grenell Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Clarence Grenell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Clarence F Grenell Jr., "United States Census, 1920"

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